Politics

President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff went on television Sunday to defend his boss in effusive terms. He ended up making a new problematic comment.
The president on Sunday afternoon suggested he decided not to hold G-7 at Doral because of Democrats and the news media.
The acting chief of staff defended the president wanting to host the G-7 summit at his private Florida estate despite ethics concerns.
“All his life, Tommy worked on the side of the angels. Now, he is with them," the House speaker said in a statement.
The former secretary of state joined in on the mockery of Trump's letter to the Turkish president.
Rivals have challenged the Massachusetts senator on her plans to pay for the expansive legislation.
The secretary of state stuck with the White House's messaging following the acting chief of staff's candid acknowledgment of the deal in a press briefing.
The Justice Department's confirmation about the president's son and former White House counsel is part of a newly unredacted filing ordered by a judge.
Trump boasted that he's "bringing soldiers home" the day after Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced that all troops pulled from Syria are going to ... Iraq.
The U.S. negotiated a short cease-fire this week to stop the fighting in Syria, but the deal was largely seen as a win for Turkey.
The House speaker was part of a bipartisan delegation of U.S. lawmakers that met with Jordan's King Abdullah II on Saturday.
President Donald Trump made the decision to hold the summit somewhere else instead of his Miami resort in response to mounting criticism.
“Blam! NEVER doubt that the public’s efforts to hold this corrupt administration accountable is worth all the effort," tweeted former ethics chief Walter Shaub.
"You're the richest people in the world. How in God's name do you feel like a victim?" asks former Goldman Sachs partner Michael Novogratz.
Twitter followers school the president on the difference between a coup and a constitutional process.
The Sanders campaign estimated that the rally drew nearly 26,000 attendees, which would make it the largest Democratic presidential rally of this cycle.
The CNN host said he doesn't want Clinton's comments on Gabbard and Russia to "legitimate these kind of attacks against anybody."
Francis Rooney suggested he might be willing to vote for Trump's ouster.
Thirty-eight people violated security protocols around non-classified emails, the probe found.
A conversation about a college student's fear of gun violence turned into a powerful quote that became a tattoo.